Onesumore: ‘Classic Smurfs’ and New 3D Smurfs Series Coming Soon to Netflix Globally
The Smurfs will make its way onto Netflix over the next couple of years with the all-new 3D animated series and the classic 1980s series also slated to hit Netflix worldwide. Here is what we know.
Thanks to a warning from our friends at NickAlive, we learned that Netflix will be getting the all-new 3D animated series based on The Smurfs from Q2 2023 (between April and June) after a first broadcast on Nickelodeon.
Nickelodeon is set to receive the new 3D series first, currently slated for premiered in October first announced in March at the Nicks Virtual Upfront Show.
A total of 52 episodes are in production, each running at 11 minutes each.
Here’s how the new series is described:
“Based on the emblematic property and in partnership with LAFIG Belgium and IMPS, The Smurfs is a brand new, original CG animated television series following Papa Smurf, Smurfette, Brainy, Hefty, Clumsy and more, on all-new adventures, filled with humor, heart and high-stakes action.
The classic Smurfs series is also coming to Netflix
The classic series that ran throughout the 1980s will also be available on Netflix worldwide.
Although no date has been given, the series is expected to drop on Netflix at some point in its entirety during its 9 seasons and 272 episodes in 16: 9 HD format.
Boomerang in the United States will also air the classic 2D series.
This is a welcome change, as in recent years Netflix has lost many of its classic cartoons due to license expiration. In April 2021 for example, Netflix will lose the classic animated series. The Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog released in 1993.
In the meantime, Smurfs fans in the US can also watch the two. The Smurfs and The Smurfs 2 available which were both distributed by Sony Pictures. Smurfs – The Lost Village has also appeared on Netflix US in the past and may return in the future. The availability of other regions will be different.
It is not known whether the 2011 documentary about the creation of The Smurfs or the 1975 feature film The Smurfs and the Magic Flute will also happen.
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